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Traffic Advisory, Shaker Road, Wednesday, August 17.
Posted on: August 15th, 2022 by trolland

Shaker Road will be closed on Wednesday, August 17, to northbound traffic from Main Street (Rt. 190) to Collins Road from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM for tree work.
Southbound traffic will be allowed. However, there may be delays.
Please seek alternate routes.
Thank you,

Traffic Advisory, Watchaug Road
Posted on: August 12th, 2022 by trolland

Watchaug Road, between Cantlewood Drive and King Road, will be closed beginning on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. This closure is for a culvert replacement project and is expected to last several weeks.
The detour is Springfield Road (Rt. 83).
Thank you,

Traffic Advisory this weekend, June 4th and 5th
Posted on: June 2nd, 2022 by trolland

The annual Paul Bowers Lacrosse Tournament will be held this weekend.
There will be traffic delays in the area of Ninth District Road and Main Street on Saturday, June 4, and Field Road by the Park, and the area of Ninth District Road and Main Street on Sunday.
Please use caution when traveling in these areas.
Thank you,

Request for Qualifications for BOARD OF EDUCATION HVAC
Posted on: May 23rd, 2022 by trolland


The Town of Somers will be accepting written qualifications and price proposals from qualified engineering design firms to provide design services for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for the Somers Public Schools.
Interested firms may obtain the complete RFP and related information from the Board of Education website at:
or via the Town’s website at: SPS HVAC Design RFQ

CT Water Main Flushing
Posted on: May 11th, 2022 by trolland

An important message from Connecticut Water;
We will be flushing the water mains in your area Thursday, May 12th, between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m..
You may experience pressure fluctuations and discolored water until flushing has been completed. We suggest avoiding the use of washing machines during these hours or until flushing is completed and any discolored water has cleared.
In case of emergencies, please contact us at 1-800-286-5700.

Request for Qualifications for Community Center
Posted on: April 27th, 2022 by trolland

The Town of Somers is requesting Statements of Qualifications from professional, qualified firms or individuals experienced in the design and construction of Municipal facilities. The Town of Somers is seeking information on replacing its existing Senior Center with a new multi-use Community Center.
Responses to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) are sought from professional, qualified architectural firms capable of conducting a spatial and feasibility study and preparing a preliminary design for a new Community Center.

Please find the full RFQ here: Request For Qualifications Community Center

Please find Addendum #1 here: RFQ Addendum #1



Bid Results Watchaug Road Culvert Replacement Project
Posted on: April 25th, 2022 by trolland

Watchaug Culvert Bid Results

Town of Somers Request for Proposal, Watchaug Culvert Bid Results
  Avery Construction Company LLC Hinckley Construction PJF Construction Corp Sunset Valley Construction LLC SumCo Eco-Contracting LLC
Mobilization 4,400.00 8,000.00 15,000.00 15,000.00 25,000.00
Stakeout 3,675.00 1,500.00 3,500.00 500.00 15,000.00
Cut Pavement 405.00 180.00 135.00 225.00 1,575.00
Excavation 5,405.00 14,100.00 7,520.00 15,275.00 32,900.00
54″ RC Pipe 20,160.00 32,400.00 20,520.00 53,280.00 32,400.00
54″ RC Ends 16,800.00 21,000.00 21,000.00 15,000.00 24,000.00
Rip Rap 3,250.00 4,375.00 2,250.00 3,750.00 8,125.00
12″ Subbase 2,800.00 4,400.00 4,960.00 5,600.00 4,800.00
6″ Subbase 1,940.00 3,000.00 1,360.00 2,000.00 1,300.00
Class 1 Binder 2,912.00 3,250.00 2,990.00 2,990.00 5,200.00
Class 2 Top 2,690.00 2,750.00 2,300.00 2,300.00 4,000.00
Tack 410.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 150.00
Topsoil 2,997.00 3,996.00 3,330.00 2,997.00 3,996.00
Turf 2,664.00 999.00 666.00 333.00 2,331.00
Traffic 5,900.00 18,000.00 12,000.00 2,000.00 22,000.00
Erosion 1,500.00 3,000.00 4,000.00 1,000.00 6,000.00
Water Handling 20,000.00 6,000.00 48,000.00 60,000.00 60,000.00
Total Bid 97,908.00 127,050.00 149,631.00 182,350.00 248,777.00
Invitation to Bid Watchaug Road Culvert Replacement Project
Posted on: March 30th, 2022 by trolland

The Town of Somers is accepting bids to replace the existing culverts under Watchaug Road.
Proposals are due by 11:00 A.M. on April 20th.
Bid documents and information are available here: Updated 03.31.2022 Watchaug Culvert Replacement Project.


Celebrate Earth Day and Clean Up your Neighborhood
Posted on: March 18th, 2022 by trolland

April 22 – 24, 2022
Step 1. Pick up your complimentary bags,
Step 2. Clean up your neighborhood,
Step 3, Cluster your bags together,
Step 4. Add your street to the collection list and the Public Works Department will pick it up. To ensure the DPW picks up the bags you’ve collected, please add your street to the list at the Q_R below!

The information from this will be passed back to the DPW at 8 PM on April 24, for pickup on Monday, April 25.

Become a CERT Volunteer
Posted on: March 7th, 2022 by trolland

• Have you thought about helping your community but don’t know where to start?
• Are you looking to become more prepared for emergencies?
• Are you interested in learning more about hazards that are most likely to affect your home, workplace, or neighborhood?

Consider Joining Somers CERT!
Sign up Here

What is a CERT, and what do they do?
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. CERT offers a consistent, nationwide approach to volunteer training and organization that professional responders can rely on during disaster situations, allowing them to focus on more complex tasks.
CERT allows you to meet new people and become a valuable asset to your community. In addition, you will learn new skills that prove beneficial in emergencies and everyday life.

Ok, how do I get involved?
To become a CERT member, you must pass the CERT Basic Training.
Sign up Here

When and Where is the next basic training?
The next Somers CERT Basic Training is On Saturday, March 19th, and Sunday, March 20th. At the Somers Fire Department, 400 Main Street, Somers, CT 060712.
Both days begin at 8:00 AM and go all day. Refreshments and lunch are provided on both days.

Ok, I want to get involved; how do I sign up?

Sign up Here

For more information email the Somers CERT Team Leader, Karen Hocking, at:

Somers CERT Flyer

Somers Basic CERT Course Syllabus 03.2022